12th Philippine Arowana and Lou Han Society Show

Robinson’s Place -Magnolia , Quezon City -Philippines

Philippine Arowana and Luo Han Society in partnership with different fish societies like Guppy Club of the Philippines, Betta Enthusiasts Philippines , Pinoy Angel Fish Society , sponsors and Robinson’s Place in Magnolia held  a 3 -day exhibit from August 29 to 31,2014 . There are  competition , lecture , demonstration and trade fair .


The PALHS leadership is happy about the continued and sustained growth of the hobby and it is the desire to continue nurturing the friendship as we learn from our experiences.

entrance to the exhibition area

PALHS also welcomes the opportunity of being a medium for dissemination of information for maximum exposure.

poster and awards 

Betta Enthusiasts of the Philippines

freshwater string rays

The event is attended by thousand of people and fish hobbyists from all walks of life .


Arowana Competition

FlowerHorn Competition

Bichir Set-up Competition

Goldfish Competition

Betta Competiton

Aquascaping Competition

Guppy Competition

Mr. Philip Reyes, Mr. John Paraiso and the author visited the fish show and participated  in an on the spot raffle contest sponsored by Sakura . We all won a small pack of fish feed.

Sakura Philippines FB 

aquascape champion 


We tried roaming around the exhibit areas before we parted ways .

Website : www.mypalhs.com





Sam Concepcion favorite dishes at Chef’s Noodle Restaurant

Robinson’s Place- Magnolia, Quezon City-Philippines

L-R Mr. Sam Concepcion , Ms. Nancy Go and Ms. Mary Simisim

Mr. Sam Concepcion ( celebrity , model and actor ) is the newest addition to the roster of celebrity endorser of Chef’s Noodle , the list includes Ms. Grace Lee ( TV host ) , Ms. Shamcey Supsup ( Miss Universe 2011 3rd runner-up ) and Mr. Lloyd Lee .

poster boy

He is one of the most in demand teen actor today. Mr. Sam Concepcion exudes a fresh , youthful and dynamic vibe that is the characteristic of Chef Noodle brand from South Korea .

Meatless Menu

The restaurant is fast becoming a dinner’s heaven and meeting place for those who want a taste of the land of K-Pop, Koreanovelas , Kimchi and a whole lot more !!!!

L-R Ms. Anna Lampa ( Chef’s Noodle) Ms. Nikkie Veron ( host ) Ms. Nacy Go ( Operations Manager )  and Ms. Mary Simisim (CEO- Chef’s Noodle)

L-R Ms. Judith Bueno , Mr. Audie Gemora , Ms. Mary Simisim, Ms. Nacy Go and Ms. Anna Lampa

Mr. Sam Concepcion

” I am truly honored to be part of the Chef’s Noodle team ” says Sam. ” The restaurant has been known for its delectable dishes and high quality culinary quality . Who would not want to be associated with that” ?


A short Q and A portion followed ,  Showbiz reporters , lifestyle writers, bloggers  were queuing to ask on who shall Mr. Sam Concepcion will be willing to share the dining experience . He told the people that were present during the brief media press conference that he would like to invite Ms. Jasmine Curtis-Smith and then one of the reporters ask him is he is willing to invite her sibling Ms.Anne Curtis ? He said ” why not” ?


Mr. Sam Concepcion TOP 5  favorite dishes of Chef’s Noodle includes – 1.) Noodles,2.) Sushi 3.) Bibimbap 4.) Japchae 5.) Starking Fire Sushi with 3  choice of ( beef, tuna or shrimp)

signature dishes

Sam furthers , ” My friends and i love to hang out and try different kinds of food. I especially love Chef’s Noodle because you get to enjoy a delicious meal at an affordable price. It’s a cool combination of a fast food meal and a fine dining setting . The interiors of the restaurant are as inviting as the appetizing menu . I can’t wait to invite my friends to try Chef’s Noodle and love it the same way I did .”

The Chef’s Noodle and the Starking Fire Sushi, which were especially developed by award-winning Korean chef Choi In Sun of Chef’s Noodle Korea, diners will enjoy savory bite of the restaurant’s bestselling mains, pancakes, side dishes, soups and noodles, rice meals, desserts and sushi.

Craving for Korean Cuisine? Try to Visit their Outlets :

University Mall – beside  De La Salle University , Taft Avenue , Manila (405-0129, 708-9520,0932-8715560 )

Ground Floor , Atlanta Center-Annapolis Street,  Greenhills, San Juan City ( 5765054)

SM North EDSA – The Block ( 376-5367)

Robinson’s Place- Malolos ( 0917-548-6187)

Robinson’s Place -Magnolia ( 656-7033)

Soon to Open : SM Megamall

 Franchising, call 584-0205 or 0917-5715886.

Website: http://chefsnoodlephils.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chefsnoodlephils


Chinese New Year event at Robinson’s Place- Magnolia

Robinson’s Place – Magnolia, Quezon City- Philippines

Facade of Robinson- Magnolia

Master Chua Hu Hua

We were invited by Master Chua Hu Hua , a bonsai,  Chinese calligraphy expert . His years of expertise had earn him several accolades from local and international experts.

Master Chua Hu Hua Bonsai lecture: https://renz15.wordpress.com/2013/08/31/master-chua-hu-hua-bonsai-lecture/

horse figurine

There were some half a dozen stalls selling a varieties of products and items. A purchase of any items from their stall entitles a customer  free Chinese calligraphy  translation of their names to Chinese characters .

Master Chua Hu Hua busy writing Chinese calligraphy

Ha Yuan Chinese Store and Deli

Serving hearty Fookien, Cantonese, and old school Binondo dishes since 1956. Following Amah’s legacy of offering up delectable dishes from her home. One of the must try food is their Chinese fresh lumpia .

Note: I would like to ” Thank” the organizers and Master Chua Hu Hua for inviting us to the event.

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